F.A.Q. 2017-03-15T16:36:47+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

California Air Charter

What is a typical use for Air Charter service? 2017-03-06T17:42:05+00:00

A typical flight is to and from a business meeting, returning the same day. This can eliminate an overnight stay and change hours and hours of driving into an enjoyable one to two hour flight in our state-of-the-art Cirrus SR22 aircraft.

How convenient is Scanlon Aviation Air Charter Service? 2017-02-16T00:16:03+00:00

Scanlon Aviation operates on your schedule. There are no crowds. No security lines. No hassles whatsoever. Just a seamless experience: you pull up to a private terminal; your pilot is there to greet you and help you with your bags; you take your seat in your, comfortable, business-friendly cabin; and you’re off

Who operates Scanlon Aviation? 2017-03-06T17:37:22+00:00

Scanlon Aviation is a Part 135 Air Carrier, FAA Certificate number SLLA729L, operated by Patrick Scanlon, a FAA certificated commercial, instrument rated pilot with over a decade of air charter experience. He is also a flight instructor specializing in training pilots in Cirrus aircraft.

What kind of airplane will I fly in? 2017-03-06T17:32:35+00:00

We exclusively utilize the high-performance Cirrus SR22. This four-seat aircraft has similar equipment as found in commercial airliners and will get you to your destination fast and comfortably.

How do I arrange a flight? 2017-03-08T19:00:20+00:00

Call us at 415-897-9787 for quotes and reservations. Reservations are recommended but not necessary.

We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover Card.

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As a fully certified Part 135 aircraft charter company, Scanlon Aviation meets the strict maintenance and regulatory demands of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA).

No large airport hassles. With hundreds of airports throughout California, Oregon and Nevada, Scanlon Aviation can fly you close to your destination without the problems and delays of airline travel. We fly on YOUR schedule.

With Scanlon Aviation, three can fly for the cost of one. If you’re paying an attorney or consultant by the hour, you can save significantly by cutting their travel time dramatically.

By car, there are hours of driving, often with the need to stay overnight.
With airlines, you spend more time waiting than you do actually flying.
With Scanlon Aviation, you get to make your own schedule. No more inefficient commercial flight routes.
Be home in time for dinner, coach your child’s game, have more time with your friends and family.